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Metropolitan Opera: Wagner's Siegfried

Ken Howard
Metropolitan Opera
A scene from Act I of the Met's new production of Wagner's Siegfried

Airs Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Siegfried, the third opera of Wagner’s epic masterwork Der Ring des Nibelungen. Stefan Vinke, internationally acclaimed in the title role, makes his Met debut as Siegfried, an unruly young man destined to become a hero. Gerhard Siegel is Mime, who raises Siegfried in order to gain power himself. Michael Volle is the Wanderer who anticipates the end of the rule of the gods, and Christine Goerke is Brünnhilde. The cast also features Karen Cargill as Erda, Tomasz Konieczny as Alberich, and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Fafner. Philippe Jordan conducts the third of all four Ring cycle operas being broadcast this season. The performance of Siegfried will be heard live over Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 11:o0 a.m. CT on Saturday, April 13.